Fair Lawn, NJ
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Fair Lawn, NJ crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Fair Lawn is safer than 60% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In New Jersey, only on the order of 47% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Fair Lawn. If you live in Fair Lawn, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 81. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Fair Lawn is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Fair Lawn has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Fair Lawn is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fair Lawn does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Fair Lawn.

For Fair Lawn, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Fair Lawn than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2400, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Fair Lawn; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Fair Lawn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Fair Lawn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

399

413

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.42

11.88

12.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fair Lawn 0.42
New Jersey 2.55

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,400

in Fair Lawn

1 in 392

in New Jersey

Fair Lawn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 33,597
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.15 0.06 0.21

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fair Lawn 11.88
New Jersey 16.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Fair Lawn

1 in 61

in New Jersey

Fair Lawn Property CRIMES

Population: 33,597
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 67 320 12
Rate per 1,000 1.99 9.52 0.36

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Fair Lawn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fair Lawn 79
New Jersey 69